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Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases - Part B - New developments since last update (from 2 December 2005 until 24 February 2006)
作者:WTO Secretariat
WT/DS166 – United States – Definitive Safeguard Measures on Imports of Wheat Gluten from the European Communities Complaint by the European Communities. On 17 March 1999, the EC requested consultations with the US in respect of definitive safeguard measures imposed by the US on imports of wheat gluten from the European Communities. The EC contended that by a Proclamation of 30 May 1998, and a Memorandum of the same date, by the US President, under which the US imposed definitive safeguard measures in the form of a quantitative limitation on imports of wheat gluten from the EC, effective as of 1 June 1998. The EC considered these measures to be in violation of Articles 2, 4, 5 and 12 of the Agreement on Safeguards; Article 4.2 of the Agreement on Agriculture; and Articles I and XIX of GATT 1994. On 3 June 1999, the EC requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 16 June 1999, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. Further to a second request to establish a panel,